The Major Port Authorities Act, 2021
47. Power of Central Government to restore or complete works at cost of Board.-
(1) If, at any time, the Central Government is of the opinion that the inaction by any Board in repairing, completing, restoring, carrying out or providing any work or appliance mentioned in sub-section (2) has led to a grave emergency, the Central Government may cause such work to be restored or completed or carried out, or such repairs to be carried out or such appliance to be provided and the cost of any such restoration, completion, construction, repair or provision shall be paid by the concerned Board from and out of the monies credited to its general account.
(2) The following actions or omissions may be considered to have led to grave emergency under sub-section (1), if any Board-
(a) allows any work or appliance constructed or provided by, or vested in, the Board to fall into disrepair; or
(b) does not, within a reasonable time, complete any work commenced by the Board or included in any estimate sanctioned by the Central Government; or
(c) does not, after due notice in writing, proceed to carry out effectually any work or repair or provide any appliance which is necessary in the opinion of the Central Government for the purposes of this Act.